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obama made the decisions he did. now, that brings me to health care. the republicans call it derisively obama care. they say they will repeal it. are they right? let's take a look at what's actually happened so far. first, individuals in businesses have already gotten more than $1 billion in refunds from insurance companies because the law requires 80% to 85% of your premium to go to your health care, not profits or promotion. and the gains are greater than that because a bunch of insurance companies have applied to lower the rate to comply with requirements. 3 million young people between 19 and 25 are insured for the first time because their parents' policy can cover them. so millions of seniors are receiving preventive care, all the way from breast cancer screenings to tests for heart problems and scores of other things. and younger people are getting them, too. boy, soon the insurance companies, not the government, the insurance companies will have many of new customers, many of them middle class people with preexisting conditions who could never get insurance before. now, finally,
to america. ur share of obama's debt is over 50 thousand dollars, and it grows every day. obama's policies are making it harder on women. the poverty rate for women -- the highest in 17 years. more women are unemployed under president obama. more than five and a half miion women can't find work. that's owhat obama's policies have done for women. welcome, daughter. [ romney ] i'mt mitt romney and i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. >> good evening. breaking news tonight. montgomery county. newschopper 7 right now rabe's cvs in gaithersburg. this is where a man walked into a store when a man was shot. he was shot multiple times and was rushed to the hospital. it is not sure where the shooting took place. an investigation is underway. we will keep you posted. we are on storm watch tonight. some late night showers. this is really the start of some wet weather out there. abc 7 senior meteorologist bob ryan will tell us. >> they were way out in west virgi
president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off today than when he took office. an anncr: well... here's where we ire in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collap... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months s of private sectr job growth. crcreating 4.6 million new j j. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the president's plan asks millionaires... to pay a little more... to help invest in a strong middle class. clean energy. and cut the deficit. mitt romney's plan? a new 250,000 dollar tax break for... multi-millionaires. roll back regulations on the banks that cratered the economy. and raise taxes on the middle class. president clinton: they want to go bk to the same old... policies that got us in trouble in the first place. president obama: we're not going back, we are moving forward. anncr: forwar
's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt r romy and i approve ethis message. live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. >> breaking news coming in from montgomery county were a high fighting fort is after being struck by a police cruiser. police responded to a fight after a high school game. you the montgomery county police just arrived and us what happened. >> it happened at 9:15, our emergency call center received numerous calls from all the officers already on the scene people who were here at the football been telling us there e crowd, numerous fights on school grounds. about eight officers to this event already. began pushing the crowd, them and pushe them off school property. he also had multipl
, our president, barack obama. thank you, god bless you. god bless america. >> and addressing this giant and enthusiastic crowd, first lady michelle obama saying the presidency reveals who you really are. i want to show you a photo that was tweed out earlier. can you take a look at it. it's coming up right here. there it is. the president and their two daughters. 14-year-old malia and 11-year-old sasha watching from the white house. >> a week ago, michelle obama taking off on the theme of love. saying she loves him more than she did four years ago, and 23 years ago, watching him. as you said, revealed, and tying it to what he is doing as president. also, talking about his love for the american people and what they've learned from the american people. clearly, cokie roberts down on the floor, this is a speech designed to rally the faithful and it did in this hall. >> it certainly did. the signs of we love michelle. but also, she did something important in terms of humanizing as ann romney. a lot of presidents try to portray him as different. she said he was raised just like me. as she pai
that we're used to hear from president obama and candidate obama. but a lot of it was more pros when he talked about the choice. a choice election, not a referendum on him. and when he plays the commander in chief card and went after mitt romney for foreign policy views and foreign policy blunders, in his view. so it was almost three or four different speeches cobbled together. the crowd of course absolutely loved it. >> and john, we're hearing bruce spring teen, we take care of our own. one of the themes of the speech as well. >> no doubt. the line that stuck out to me is when he said, times have changed and so have i. when he kept repeating the fact that he is the president, playing on the pride of the people in the room. that they helped him get there. i agree with jake, in the beginning it was almost like a state of the union, talking about what he would do in a second term. but the last part of the speech was vintage obama. trying to get these people here, to get the people that drove his campaign, talking about we have providence on our side. they loved it. tears in the eyes of a
to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. [ male announcer ] it's a golden opportunity... to experience the largest most efficient line of luxury hybrids on the road including the all-new esh. ♪ ♪ while many automakers are just beginning to dabble with the idea of hybrid technology... ♪ ♪ ...it's already ingrained in our dna. during the golden opportunity sales event get great values on some of our newest models. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> and we get started on storm watch tonight. it looks serious in some parts of our area there was a good amount of rain and flashes of lightning. a check on where things stand now. >> and we've been watching these storms and the th
over tapes. barack obama talking in 1998 about his support about the redistribution of wealth appeared a key talking points for republicans. >> i believe in redistribution. at least at a certain level to make sure that everybody's got a shot. >> tonight, the white house is not commenting on this tape. also, mitt romney's wife was saying her husband was taken out of context. this is about him not being word about the 47 americans -- 47% of americans. >> if you listen to everything he says, he is talking about what we are facing america. if we do not take corrective measures soon, more and more people will become dependent on government. that is not what he wants. >> in any event, a number of republicans are distancing themselves from romney's remarks. the latest polls taken before the romney tape has been released all have president obama ahead. >> a murder victim. tonight,>> how do you create another lane of traffic without building one? a bold new idea about one bridge. i am autria godfrey with the details. >> in the weather center, are you ready to head back >> you are watching abc 7
. president obama called the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya >> the president's comments come after mitt romney told abc news that he could not imagine saying like something like the assassination of the ambassadors is a bump in the road. stay with abc 7 news, we will have complete coverage on the race for president. you can always go to wjla.com and follow our facebook and twitter sites as well. >> many of you may have just watched the season premiere of dancing with the stars. >> will tell you why pamela anderson andis making headlines for what she is not doing off the dance floor. >> hundreds, possibly thousands of birds are using a school as a motel. >> a chilly ♪ ♪ i'd like to thank eating right whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios [ female announcer ] get creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in multi-grain cheerios
>> in the big cleanup is under way after severe storms strike the region. president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us thayou're... better off today than when he took office. anncr: well. here's where we were in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great desion... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector jojob growth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the president's plan asks millionaires... to pay a little more... to help invest in a strong middle class. clean energy. and cut the deficit. mitt romney's plan? a new 250,000 dollar tax break for... multi-millionaires. roll back regulations onon the banks that cratered the economy. and raise taxes on the middle class. president clinton: they want to go back to the same old... policies that go
president obama. >> the president believes in a government centered society. i believe in a free enterprise, free individual society. >> the video comes from a behind closed doors fund raiser. much of the images are obscured but mitt romney is clear. >> -- >> causing controversy, the statement that 47% of obama supporters are dependent on the government. >> it shows how out of touch he is with mainstream america and working-class families. >> mother jones is an interesting place to get an unbiased news source. >> the video comes at an inopportune time for the mitt romney camp. the plan to refocus this time -- this week after negative response due to statements on the murder of u.s. diplomats in libya. mitt romney called on whoever leaked the video to release the entire tape so viewers could hear the questions he was answering. the obama campaign characterized the statement as shocking. >> thank you. mr. obama campaign in one of the biggest battleground states this time around at ohio. he held campaign stops in cincinnati and columbus, taking aim at mitt romney, and bain capital was responsi
friends. my brother, our brother our son, our american hero. >> tonight, the obama administration is denying reports out of a british newspaper that says the state department had evidence 48 hours before the attacks that the embassies could be targeted. an official is quoted as saying the information is absolutely wrong. >> thank you, tom. the state department has identified all four american victims killed at the u.s. consulate. in addition to the ambassador, to former navy seals lost their lives as well. also, shaun smyth, an air force veteran who worked as an information specialist for the state park and for 10 years, was killed. tonight, federal authorities are identifying 55-year-old marckel ross -- nakoula basseley nakoula as the key figure behind what sparked this wave of violence. he is on federal probation after being guilty of federal bank -- fraud. after his release he was ordered to not use computers or the internet. in the meantime, several actors who appeared in the fi they were duped about their roles and that incendiary language was over the lands they delivered. s
're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, loring home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i appdved this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. we are joined from a neighborhood in d.c. where just things look much different. >> they did indeed. they have made a significant amount of progress here in this neighborhood. i will show you just online me here. is down.he debris limbs and branches. for the most part, they are on the road to recovery. >> the cleanup began early after a powerful storm with winds up to 60 m.p.h. it our area. >> this wind came and you could window and it was unbelievable. everything was sideways. >> power lines, crushed cars in the aftermath. this brand new car was one of the casualties. fortunately, the driver was not. i just saw the
ones dealing with flooding issues. president obama gets a look at the impact made from hurricane isaac in louisiana. >> we are still in recovery mode, and that means our biggest priority is helping people who have been displaced. >> the president met with st. baptist parish. mr. obama said federal officials will make sure people are on the case quickly to assess what happened and how to respond. president obama is also set to take center stage of the democratic national convention. in less than 24 hours the democratic party will begin the process of nominating president obama. we have more on what to expect in the days ahead. >> this is the floor where most of the action will take place over the next couple days. the president has done this before but that does not mean this is a formality. this is a chance to capture some of the magic they admit has waned a little bit after a difficult four years. the old familiar chant is back, and few other priorities matter. her home in new orleans is secondary to the message here. >> i did not want to not come. >> even his ardent supporters admit
. obama's prepresidential swing took him to colorado to reach out to others in the crucial states. was a first stop sentimental one. for me to a reason begin the journey here in iowa where it first began. more than four years ago. because it was you, iowa, who kept us going when the pundits s off.riting u >> today he's in colorado, the ate where he was first nominated for president four years ago. as he prepares for his big speech, mr. obama criticized republican challenger mitt ffering up reruns at the republican convention. didn't d.v.r. it, let me recap it for you. everything's bad. it's obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs and growing the economy. resident stumps wingman, vice campaigns e biden, in pennsylvania and wisconsin. g.o.p. tickets off the campaign trail today after teaming up yesterday in florida. saturday was kickoff day for college football. republican running mate paul ryan tale gated in columbus where his alma mater was playing ohio state and romney talked sports to make his case. a coach that's zero and 23 mil
-- diplomatsf including chris stevens. nevada, president obama praised those who .acrificed their lives >> we want to send a message around the world, anybody who do us harm, no acts of will dim the light of the values we proudly shine on the the world and no act of violence will shake the resolve states of america. >> paul ryan tonight in ohio. our hearts are heavy and thoughts and prayers go with today.tims to pray for them when we get home. some suggest the attack was related to a video, others say executed possibly by al qaeda. riot police are keeping as far as they can from the u.s. embassy in cairo. there are reports of protesters slogans.anti-american >> there are reports of injuries to clashes near the u.s. embassy. >> we have more details for you on ambassador christopher stevens who was among the four victims in the attack. he served two tors in libya. stevens is the sixth ambassador to be killed on duty, the first since 1979. is survived by his parents and a sister. stevens and three others remembered in our region. live with more of frustrations expressed by mourners and their res
when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven n times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc news at 11. >> her attacker is on the loose neighborhood is on edge. traumatized by what she saw. this is the alley behind me victim.e found the the victim was wearing sneakers jeans. neighbors suspect somebody her here in broad daylight. >> i have never seen anything like it. >> she first spotted the woman just after 6:00 saturday evening in this alley. >> one i got close, it hits me. blood. i saw a lady who was traumatized. her nose may be broken. her pants were off her body. >> she had gone out to what occurred dog and saw nothi
during administration. mitt romney fought back attacks from mr. obama. he says the jobs report -- he excitement over the national convention n way to a hangover. >>> and running -- anne romney is preparing for a campaign event in virginia tomorrow. earlier today, romney talked thet what she has seen on campaign trail. >> there have been a lot of men with sad stories on the trail. what are the three to four lines? mitt knows how to make it work. to people, trust him. e the keys to the guy who the car.w to run >> anne romney is an avid equestrian. ecide who will run the country for the next four years. >>> we will be back with the complete forecast in a >>> knew at 11:00 p.m., there is ist over the fight over - new at 11:00 p.m., there is a new twist over the fight over marriage. a player was asked to stop his blic support of same-sex maryland. is on a ballot referendum. ravens are backing the player on his political views. >>> old town alexandria is receiving an extreme makeover. >> the old time theater closed anuary after showing ofr bill gates -- for decades. >> when we last visited
, and a evere more united than before. >> president obama also visited arlington national cemetery, killed in the afghanistan and iraq. >> in addition to all of these festivities, the nation the attack that our nation course of and the world. >> john roberts crews. >> at ground zero, the families of those killed read the names of loved ones. in years past all local and national politicians took part the readings. also in new york, moments of silence were held at the exact the planes went into the tigers -- into the towers. in shanksville, the vice president spoke. he took part in a wreath-laying those on flight 93. those passengers fought back t hijackers before crashing into a field. >> former president bill clinton remembers the lives lost on the campaign trail. tonight, where urged americans to remember by being a good citizen and registering to vote. the first ofnt was having inlinton was support of president obama. the first lady and gop nominee mitt are both planning to campaign in virginia this week. mrs. obama will headline rallies richmond and the university fredericksburg this th
. this comes as a new poll says president obama has an eight- point lead. >> tonight the president is in the news for a different reason. >> madonna took to the stage in d.c. why her comments have led to controversy tonight. >> plus, the outrage after the replacement officials. a former president ways into the matter. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we are learning the story everyone is talking about. >> this issue even as the president weighing in tonight. >> a very heated. from being the buzz on twitter to the moment -- from the moment the game ended, to even politicians. the replacements in nfl has brought the nations together. -- nationthe final play of the game,there you have it. the officials should have called pass interference. instead, he fought for the ball. it appears he had it first but ruled a touchdown. >> i do not think it was a touchdown. i thought the pass was interceptedi thought the defender hit the ground before. >> give me a break. it is time to get the real roefs. >> it is time to bring back the officials. the two sides me
christie: i do the laundry, i pay the bills, i'm m barack obama, and i approe this message. i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthy... it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luckck. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. we will begin tonight with the death of a giant panda cub after being born. >> they did what they could to keep the plant alive. jay korff joins us live. >> officials tell us at this juncture of the investigation, they do not know the pennsylvania a's death. blows been a devastating to staff and volunteers. is filled with intriguing creatures. the giant panda -- giant panda re the closest thing this zoo has to celebrities. >> for scrapboo
bump. the most recent poll numbers president up 5% from mitt romney. a 4% jump compared to 1% y obama a week ago. the president is compared -- the is preparing for a very close race. romney spent the day in one of the most critical states. campaigned in ohio. he targeted the nation's .nemployment rate romney also said 47 million on food stamps. that is a record number. >> new at 11:00, the controversyon between the nationals and the matchup. the concerns who will take theo's overtime costs if the nationalsof go into overtime. thatews partners report worriedague baseball is about the nationals doing that that could set a other cities. long will this picture- perfect weather last? meteorologist bob reports. >> it will last more than one day. how about that? what do you mean possible playoffs. at the temperatures outside now. from the weather we have had to enter august and terrible and those storms. it is a cool night. heading out to school tomorrow morning, temperatures will be in some of the nearby suburbs. mid 50's in town. decess, it will be sunny an dry. only for tomorrow, but for
obama had a firsthand look at the hurricane damage of isaac on monday. rescue crews just beginning to get a picture of the death toll in the wake of the storm. an elderly couple tried to ride out the storm but once the flood waters rushed in there was little chance for them to escape. >> the border came up so fast. -- the water came up so fast. emergency personnel had a rough time getting out. the elderly couple meeting assistance -- would have been very tough to do. the death of the couple and at least two other people have complained -- have been blame d on isaac. a local nightclub owner speaks out after police closed his place of business. this afternoon, prince george's county police padlocked club elite in temple hills. autria godfrey is live now with more. >> this is the 12th establishment like this that prince george's county police have shut down and just this year. their clothes because they were operating without a dance permit and youth and occupancy permit but it has the lead in a rash of violence. this is what the owner says his club should look like on a friday night
-for-adventure, all new twenty thirteen ford escape." "it's what happens when you go further." president obama: during the last weeks of this campaign... there will be debabates, speeches, and more ads. but if i could sit down with you, in your living room or... around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. when i took office, we were losing nearly eight hundred... thousand jobs a month, and were mired in iraq. today, i believe that as a nation we are... moving forward again. but we have much more to do to get folks back to work and... make the middle class secure again. now, governor romney believes that with even bigger... tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations... on wall street, all of us will prosper. in other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down... policies that led to the crisis in the first place. so what's my plan? first, we create a million new manufacturing jobs... and help businesses double their exports... give tax breaks to companies that... invest in america, not that ship jobs overseas. second, we cut our oil imports in half and produce mo
a ceremony at joint base andrews. president obama and hillary clinton voiced their commercial words for christopher stephens in the three others who were killed at a bombing in the u.s. consulate in libya. protesters take aim at american embassies. autria godfrey has the latest. >> attempting to stop the rage, and egyptian officials denounced it deaths of the four americans who were welcomed home today to grieving families and leaders. ♪ a heartbreaking homecoming. the four caskets were carried off the condo plane this happening. they were welcomed by their morning families. >> they knew the danger. they did not simply increase the american ideal, they lifted. >> the lives were honored by a president proud of their sacrifice. the secretary of state remembered a friend. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. he won friends in for fun -- in far places. >> it has been four days. there have been all of riots. the anti-american sentiment reached on in cairo. in the capital of tenacious thousands stormed the u.s. in agee -- embassy, setting fire to parked cars as they chante
have to say. >> president obama was in beach today touting the of this the administration when it comes to issues.ional led --introduced by gm webb. baylor university's didn't plead guilty for trying extort a million dollars robert griffin the third. he faces two-three years in prison. story is the return of the regular officials. they took to the field to , something that referees normally get. took the field in as the ravens were hosting the cleveland browns. have more on the officials welcomed return. i can tell you at last check, 10 points.were up by everyone has been closely watching this court. everyone has been closely watching the referees. of these teams want a we saw monday night. fireworks to get the crowd going. you cannot forget all little of good luck. baltimore ravens fans were hungry for victory. their eyes were not just on the players, but on the guys with the black and white uniforms. >> we need the professionals jobs.their >> the commissioner apologize to ofs for three weeks fficials.nt >> all the bad calls we had gotten in the past weeks. >> it was crazy. they had to
education system for youate to.t teacchildren.ome test... i'm barack obama and i approve this message. and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. fothe achiev in you. vandalizedcars from a mosque. dayhis comes on the same alsosburg moss was vandalized. the meeting was held just hours police assure the find out whoy will did this. paid did not spark the rash vandalism near this church but there's still concern for people at this mosque. >> internationally events and something like this could create in at community. talking about the anti- american sentiment in the middle recently spilled out the streets by world protests. with the help of another faith sends ations, he message of unity. we are determined to live together, to work together, to together and to serve together. 24 cars-morning senate, hit, including the mosque. >> the co
, and he ran from the scene. the campaign trail tonight, an admission from president obama during a fund-raiser at the capital hilton. the president said the nation's economy could be in better shape. he said that fixing the problems we face takes more than one term. he also reminded the crowd about the now-infamous 47% from mitt romney. speaking of which, mitt romney said that winning a key swing state may be tough. in philadelphia, he said that winning pennsylvania would be a shock to him, but he said he will try. this was only his second visit to the keystone state in the past few months. both candidates will be preparing for next wednesday's debates. an alarmin anthrax. and d.c.'s livinything on its promise to keep trains running to nationals playoff games. >> amtrak conductors mechanics, and engineers have been failing drug and alcohol tests over the last six years. an audit most of the positive results were for cocaine and mari the failure rate was 51% higher than the industry average. following the bickering and a third-party stepping in to solve the problem, the issue of paying t
. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we' not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class famamilies. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> we are days away from the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. county fireeorge's sponsored its stair climber inside hotel a national harbour. yvette honor their memory. weis hard to believe that at the 11th anniversary. unbelievable. h a busy day.suc on out there. fingers crossed we have seen the worst of it. >> the end of the rainbow, the gold, the worst of it is gone. i promise you that. look at this a time lapse from earlier this afternoon looking the west from atop a building. see the clouds begin to thicken and then all of a boom, there is the heavy rain, the gusty wind, it area and knocked of trees and power outages to nearly 90,000 people washington-metro area. our temperatures have co
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